Cy Smith

Oregon GIO Cy Smith to resign for policy director role


Smith, who helped get the federal Geospatial Data Act passed, will serve in a newly created role at the National States Geographic Information Council.

Geospatial data-sharing effort needs shared strategy for success


The National Spatial Data Infrastructure is celebrating its 25th anniversary — but it remains an unrealized vision of geospatial data sharing.

For GIS that makes a difference, state GIOs need decision-making authority


On the first episode of StateScoop’s new “GIS Addressed” podcast, Oregon Geospatial Information Officer Cy Smith says the role is key to ensuring geographic information system success.